Category Archives: other writers

Just read a very interesting article on Kidlit.com about “juicing your emotion” — or, as my writer friends and I tend to call it (and as the writer of the article, Mary Kole, eventually does) “Going There.” Going There is … Continue reading

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Thanks to everyone who came out to AwesomeCon this weekend — and special shout-outs to the people who came to our panel on writing fantasy in novels and comic books on Sunday afternoon. That’s you guys: We will all spend … Continue reading

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A few months ago, I had the great privilege of reading HAMMER OF WITCHES, a brand-new debut historical fantasy from author Shana Mlawski. A BOY main character! A unique historical setting! Awesome cultural interaction with Jews and Moors in Inquisition-era … Continue reading

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So in all the excitement (and hassle) of Scavenger Hunting, I totally missed that the long CITY OF BONES trailer has gone out into the world: I also somehow missed that LENA FREAKING HEADEY is playing Jocelyn Fray. Man, do … Continue reading

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Hello all, and welcome to my stop on the YA SCAVENGER HUNT! Confused about anything hunt related? Go to the¬†YA Scavenger Hunt page to find out all about the hunt.¬†Basically, there are TWO contests going on simultaneously, and you can … Continue reading

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Let me start out this post by saying RIO IS FINE, and also, because it can’t be stated often enough (and for anyone who got here by googling): DON’T FEED YOUR DOG CHOCOLATE, GRAPES, OR RAISINS, and definitely no sugar-free … Continue reading

Posted in other writers, Rio, SSG, star-swept, unicorns, writing advice, writing life, YA, zoo 1 Comment

Time flies — I can’t believe this event is coming up next week! Come see me (and tons and tons of other YA authors) in New York City next week! Now, there are a LOT of events here, so I’ve … Continue reading

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Here are the Valentines that Q made for the kids in her class (okay, I did the lettering part): So very much fun. She can’t wait to head to school tomorrow and pass them out to “all her friends.” Having … Continue reading

Posted in feminism, other writers, Queenie, star-swept 9 Comments

Man, it’s been a long time since I’ve given you guys a real blog post. I apologize for that. I had all sorts of grand plans, like telling you all about my New Year’s Resolution to track my writing and … Continue reading

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